Sports  May 27, 2016
Kruijswijk suffers broken rib, Giro future in doubt
Steven Kruijswijk of Lotto NL crosses the finish line of the 19th stage of the Giro dDutchman Steven Kruijswijk suffered a broken rib in a crash during the Giro d'Italia on Friday, his Lotto NL team said.The 28-year-old had started the day in the race leader's pink jersey but had to survive a spectacular head-over-heels fall on the rapid descent of the Col d'Agnel.That cost him a couple of minutes and eventually the race lead as he...  Full Story
Ireland keep momentum in Euro 2016 build-up draw
IrelandIreland maintained their Euro 2016 momentum with a 1-1 draw against the Netherlands at Lansdowne Road in Dublin on Saturday night.Martin O'Neill's side were ahead at half time thanks to Shane Long's 16th international goal, and looked set for victory only for substitute Luuk de Jong to head home a late equaliser.Ireland have lost just once since No...  Full Story
Racing stay in top two hunt with La Rochelle win
Racing 92European Champions Cup finalists Racing 92 kept alive their hopes of finishing the regular season in the top two with a 30-14 win at La Rochelle on Friday night.With just one match left for the Parisians, they remain outsiders for a top two finish in the French Top 14 as they are level on points with Toulon and Montpellier, who both have an extra g...  Full Story
Rashford's dream debut boosts Euro bid
EnglandMarcus Rashford made a bold claim for a place at Euro 2016 as the Manchester United sensation took just 135 seconds to became the youngest player to score on his England debut in Friday's 2-1 win against Australia.Rashford's meteoric rise hit new heights when the teenage striker opened the scoring in the Euro 2016 warm-up with a clinical volley at ...  Full Story
Pitch a worry as Keys adds glitz to Champions League final
Tnterior of the San Siro Stadium in Milan is pictured on May 27, 2016, on the eve of the UEFA Champions League final football match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid"Hey you, get off the grass!" screams Simone Di Piano, a San Siro stadium official where Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid will fight to be crowned kings of Europe on Saturday.It's an understandable request, given the turf has undergone remedial work recently and will host the Champions League final between the Spanish giants.It may only be a detail,...  Full Story
Aussie Pilley the star as champions fall at PSA World Series finals
Cameron Pilley of Australia (R) plays a forehand to Mohamed El Shorbagy of Egypt during their semi-final match of the Dubai PSA World Series Finals squash tournament in Dubai on May 27, 2016Australian Cameron Pilley led a series of shocks at the season-ending PSA World Series finals on Friday as world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy ended his tremendous season with a defeat.World champion Nour El Sherbini lost to Laura Massaro and Nicol David lost her grip on a trophy she has held for four years as Raneem El Welily, who lost her world n...  Full Story
Willet, Yang and Hend in three-way tie at Wentworth
EnglandMasters champion Danny Willett, Korea's YE Yang and Scott Hend from Australia were tied for the lead after two rounds of the European PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday.Yang, who beat Tiger Woods in the 2009 US PGA Championship, was the last to join the group at the top of the leaderboard when he got up and down from a bunker on the par-five 1...  Full Story
Thailand grapples with first big MMA bout
Japanese MMA fighter Yoshitaka Naito (R) avoids a kick from Thai fighter Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke (L) during their title bout at the first ever ONE FC event in Bangkok on May 27, 2016Thailand hosted its first major mixed martial arts event late Friday, as cage fighting makes inroads in a country fiercely proud of its homegrown Muay Thai boxing tradition.But the near-capacity crowd was left disappointed as Thai-born Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke, lost out to the Japanese strawweight challenger Yoshitaka Naito.Some Thai fighters...  Full Story